Year 9 Australian History

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For students in Miss G. and Mrs Matthews Year 9 History Class. This board is designed to facilitate classroom activities, provide extension and revision material. “All narrative of the past implies a selection. Memory is selective; complete memory is impossible” (Elizabeth Jelin)

Throughout the Chinese migrated to colonial Australia to try their luck on the goldfields. This Look to Learn activity enables you to explore what life was like for the Chinese migrants through primary sources from this period. Antique Photos, Old Photos, Van Diemen's Land, Primary History, Panning For Gold, Gold Miners, Gold Prospecting, Historical Images, Victoria Australia

Chinese | Ergo

There were Chinese in Victoria before the gold rushes: merchants in Melbourne and domestic and farm labourers throughout the state. But like their European counterparts, the lure of gold brought many thousands more once news of Victoria’s riches spread through the shipping routes and newspapers.

EXCLUSIVE: An Aboriginal boy has been told he could only attend a 'First Fleet Experience' day at his school as a white person. Aboriginal Children, Aboriginal History, Aboriginal People, First Fleet, Horror, Bring Them Home, 10 Anniversary, First Nations, Trauma

Rudd calls for end to 'history wars'

Kevin Rudd has called for an end to the divisive debate on the past that became known as the "history wars".

Figure The Australasian Federation League used this Australian flag badge to promote federation in the referendum of Source: MS National Library of Australia Australian Flags, Year 9, Australia Day, History Class, Classroom Activities, Badge, Promotion, Ms, The Past

Australia Day

National Australia Day website. Australia Day is for all Australians, no matter where our personal stories began. Reflect on being Australian, celebrate contemporary Australia and recognise our history.

Civics & Citizenship Teacher and Learning Resources Australian People, Corporate Law, Education Office, Pocket Edition, Australian Curriculum, Citizenship, Experiential, Learning Resources

The Australian Constitution in focus - Parliamentary Education Office

The Australian Constitution is the legal framework for how Australia is governed. This paper explores in detail the history of the Constitution, its key features and the High Court’s role in interpreting it.

Stephanie Alexanders Kitchen Garden resources on farming and agriculture in Australia for year 5 Agriculture, Farming, Year 9, Old Age, History Class, Science For Kids, Classroom Activities, Crate, The Past

Age and invalid pensions

1908: Legislation introducing national age and invalid pensions

The influx of the Chinese miners aggravated racist fears. Jealously, suspicion and fear began to dominate public and private live for Europeans. History Class, The Past, Chinese, Fictional Characters, Year 9, Graphic Novels, Art, Public, Live

Violence on the goldfields

The influx of the Chinese miners aggravated racist fears. Jealously, suspicion and fear began to dominate public and private live for Europeans.

Extension: Living and Working Conditions in Australia 1900 [pg. 195 of the textbook] Year 9, History Class, Classroom Activities, Textbook, The Past, Australia, Class Activities, Class Books, Australia Beach

Extension: Living and Working Conditions in Australia 1900 [pg. 195 of the textbook]

What was life like in Australia at the turn of the century?

Living in Australia 1900-1914

What was life like in Australia at the turn of the century?

Extension Activity on the Harvester Judgement (Monday)

Extension Activity on the Harvester Judgement (Monday)

Harvester Judgement Summary. Answer the following questions: 1. What did McKay want? 2. What did Higgins want? 3. Who got what they wanted and what exactly did they achieve? 4. Why was this judgement radical for its time? (what conditions was Australia experiencing?)

Harvester Judgement Summary. Answer the following questions: 1. What did McKay want? 2. What did Higgins want? 3. Who got what they wanted and what exactly did they achieve? 4. Why was this judgement radical for its time? (what conditions was Australia experiencing?)

The Pay Calculator calculates base pay rates, allowances and penalty rates (including overtime). Year 9, Minimum Wage, History Class, Classroom Activities, Finding Yourself, Student, Class Activities, Soul Searching, College Students

Pay and Conditions Tool

The Pay Calculator calculates base pay rates, allowances and penalty rates (including overtime).